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Alright, I'm having trouble with the last problem on the routine practice about the pennies. I don't want direct answers about what to do but are there any hints ppl could provide besides the already given // and % hint?

asked in CSC201 Spring 2021 by (8 points)

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First, let's consider a different & simpler problem, involving eggs

Suppose you had 28 eggs. How many dozen eggs do you have? 2.

28 // 12 gets you 2 dozen

How many left over (that didn't fit in the 2 cartons of 12)? 4 eggs.

28 % 12 gets you "4 left over"

The pennies/shillings/pounds is a little more complex, since you need to apply this kind of logic twice, but the basic idea is similar!

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